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 for untwine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Untwine \Un*twine"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + twine.]
     To untwist; to separate, as that which is twined or twisted;
     to disentangle; to untie.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           It requires a long and powerful counter sympathy in a
           nation to untwine the ties of custom which bind a
           people to the established and the old.   --Sir W.
                                                    Hamilton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Untwine \Un*twine"\, v. i.
     To become untwined. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  untwine
      v 1: undo what has been twined together; "untwine the strings"
           [ant: enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine,
           lace, twine]

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